Director, Talent Management

May 10, 2018
May 21, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time


As a key strategic talent partner for the Office of Human Resources, the Talent Management Director manages and coordinates university-wide efforts to support end-to-end talent management initiatives including, but not limited to: recruitment/retention strategies; employee onboarding; talent assessment; performance management; talent review process; and workforce development; and competency modeling. In this role, s/he is responsible for processes, programs and tools in these disciplines – to develop leaders and build bench strengths to meet the current and future business needs of Marymount University. This position reports directly to the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field required
• 7 years of broad HR experience including talent management and performance management
• Demonstrates knowledge of talent management theories, practices and solutions.
• Knowledge of performance management systems
• Experience in working with applicant tracking systems
• Experience recruiting in multiple discipline areas and levels, including hiring for leadership positions
• Experience advising management on complex employee relations and performance challenges
• Experience developing and supporting organization-wide talent management programs that cover performance management, talent development, coaching, succession planning, data analytics and relationship management
• Strong project management and implementation skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)


• Influences and interacts with Senior level leadership
• Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
• Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
• Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
• Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
• Projects may have significant and long-term impact
• Provides solutions which may set precedent
• Independently determines method for completion of new projects
• Receives guidance on overall project objectives
• Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
• Identifies and partners with vendors to deliver optimal solutions that meet the organizations quality and cost standards
• Ability to identify new opportunities where the HR team can add value and develop associated plans to incorporate ideas into the business
• Strong communication and presentation skills, possessing the ability to interface with audiences of all levels throughout the organization

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in human resources or related field.
• HRCI PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP designation
• Demonstrated knowledge of talent assessment instruments (i.e., Gallup StrengthsFinder, 360 and Hogan)
• Work experience in higher education

Special Notes to Applicants

No emails or phone calls, please.

Application materials must be received by 05/18/2018

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. Consistently rated #1 or 2 among regional universities in the South for its diverse student body , Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources and international, cultural, and ethnic diversity of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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